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The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Regional Economics Applications Laboratory


REAL Seminar Series 2017


Spring 2017 - Thursdays, 11:00am-noon 323 Mumford Hall


January 19th

Sandy Dall'Erba (Associate Professor - ACE): Welcome and Introduction


January 26th

Luciano Nakabashi (Associate Professor - University of Sao Paulo, Brazil): Institutions and criminality: some evidence from Sao Paulo State

Andre Avelino (PhD Student - ACE): Disaggregating Input-Output Tables in Time: the Temporal Input-Output Framework


February 2nd

Metin Piskin (PhD Student - Istanbul Technical University, Turkey): Spatial Computable General Equilibrium Model for Analysis of Transportation Investments in Turkey

Jing Xue (PhD Student - Beijing Jiaotong University, China): The Problems in Beijing Urban Rail Transit Network Development and Solutions and Marketization, railway infrastructure and economic growth in China


February 9th

Andres Ham (PhD Candidate - ACE): The Effects of Increased Access to Video Gambling on Crime in Chicago (with Nicolas Bottan and Ignacio Sarmiento-Barbieri)


February 16th

NO SEMINAR - WRSA Conference


February 23rd

Zhangliang Chen (PhD Student - ACE): The Ricardian model of climate change impact meets the Ricardian model of interregional trade: theory and evidence (with Fang Fang and Sandy Dall'erba)


March 2nd

Kun Peng (PhD Student - ACE): TBA

Haozhi Pan (PhD Student - DURP): TBA


March 9th

Shunlu Hu (PhD Student - Nankai University, China): TBA

Luis Escobedo (PhD Student - GEOG): TBA


March 16th

Aparna Howlade (PhD Student - ACE): TBA

Chang Cai (PhD Student - ACE): TBA


March 23rd

NO SEMINAR - Spring Break Week


March 30th

Olesya Savchenko (PhD Candidate - ACE): TBA

Renato Vieira (PhD Student - ACE): TBA


April 6th

Whayoung Jung (PhD Student - ECON): TBA

Daniel Halim (PhD Student - ECON): TBA


April 13th

Natalie Prochaska (PhD Student - DURP): TBA

Sergio Contreras (PhD Student - DURP): TBA


April 20th

Ben Crost (Assistant Professor - ACE)*: TBA

*IPAD Seminar (noon - 1pm @ 426 Mumford Hall)


April 27th

Yujun Zhou (PhD Student - ACE): TBA

*IPAD Seminar (noon - 1pm @ 426 Mumford Hall)


May 4th

Renata Caldas (PhD): TBA

Yizhou Zhang (PhD Student - ACE): TBA